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Online motorsports journalist position

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Todd Turner, Jan 21, 2020.

  1. Todd Turner

    Todd Turner New Member

    Motorsports Journalist- DirtonDirt.com - FloSports - Career Page

    FloSport's DirtonDirt.com is seeking a dynamic full-time Motorsports Journalist with an enthusiasm for dirt racing and creative ideas for innovative online news coverage. The successful candidate will thrive amid deadline-driven and enterprise-worthy coverage that will provide fresh content for Dirt Late Model's most vibrant website. This person will write stories, edit written content and photos, and manage news presentations and eventually grow into a managing editor, who will assign coverage and oversee all website editorial content. We are open to remote candidates for this role and are targeting a mid-February start date.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Reporting, writing and editing copy for race coverage and feature stories.
    Generating story and project ideas tailored to a variety of media styles.
    Editing articles from staff members and contributing sources.
    Work towards a management role, overseeing three remote writers/reporters
    Coordinating with free-lance and contributing photographers.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    At least three years of journalism experience, preferably in auto racing.
    Excellent communication skills with co-workers and sources.
    Familiarity with website content management systems.
    Finely-tuned news judgment.
    Ability to work under deadline pressure.
    Self-motivation and self-direction with the ability to work remotely while coordinating with remote employees.
    Creativity and fresh perspectives for developing coverage in all forms.
    Adjustable to flexible workshifts.
    Ability to use follow consistent AP and corporate style guidelines.

    WHO WE ARE:
    DirtonDirt.com, part of FloSport’s FloRacing Vertical, is a website that provides original content, news coverage, results and features on all types of Dirt Late Model racing. The mission of DirtonDirt.com is to not only provide fans with original content of the sport but make finding real-time information- series race reports, press releases, weekly track results- so much easier than ever before!

    FloSports is an innovative digital sports media company dedicated to unlocking a world of sports coverage that true fans deserve! We are committed to growing the sport through the events, the athletes and the fans by providing each unique community with a platform to connect to the sports they love. We stream more than 10,000 of live events per year, spanning from youth to professional competitions, produce original video programming and studio shows, and provide authentic content and coverage across more than 20 sports like wrestling, grappling, cheer, gymnastics, rugby, track & field, cycling, marching, bowling and so much more!

    HOW WE DO IT:

    We are the CEOs of our own work and are accountable for the tasks and responsibilities assigned to us. We take pride in creating the content that fans love. We row in the same direction and work together on our common vision. We build and strengthen our relationships through teamwork and respect. We embrace challenges, ask questions and are allowed to fail as long as we learn. We are passionate about building tribes and communities worth belonging to. We are innovative, curious, and have an appetite for making things better. Does this sound like you? Apply Today!

    OUR BENEFITS:

    Competitive and comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
    Peace of mind through company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
    401(K) company match
    Progressive parental leave policies
    Flexible paid vacation and work environment
     
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